Monday , 18 February 2019

World News

Khashoggi killing: UN official awaits entry to Saudi consulate

ISTANBUL: A UN human rights expert who is investigating the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi said on Tuesday that her team was waiting for permission to enter the kingdom’s consulate building in Istanbul. Please like & share: Read More »

May to ask EU to reopen Brexit deal

LONDON: UK Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday said that she will talk to the EU about reopening negotiations on the withdrawal agreement in an attempt to resolve the Northern Ireland backstop issue. Please like & share: Read More »

Tulsi Gabbard hits back at critics

Washington: Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard has hit back at critics who accuse the Democratic presidential hopeful of being a “Hindu nationalist”, saying questioning her commitment to America while not probing non-Hindu leaders creates a “double standard” that can only be rooted in “religious bigotry”. Please like & share: Read More »

US democracy under attack like never before: Kamala Harris

Washington: Indian-origin Senator Kamala Harris has  launched her 2020 presidential bid on Sunday with a scathing criticism of President Donald Trump’s policies, saying that the US is at an “inflection point” in the history due to the attack on democracy like never before. Please like & share: Read More »

Ghani asks Taliban for direct talks

Kabul: Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani on Monday called on the Taliban to engage in direct talks with the government or be used a “tool” by other countries. Please like & share: Read More »

Trump’s golf resort fires undocumented workers

WASHINGTON: About a dozen staffers were fired from a golf course resort in New York owned by US President Donald Trump because they were undocumented immigrants, The Washington Post said in a report. Please like & share: Read More »

15 killed in Peru after wall collapses under heavy rains

LIMA: Fifteen people were killed at a wedding in Peru on Sunday after a wall at the hotel where the celebration was held collapsed under heavy rains, the head of Peru’s civil defense institute said. Please like & share: Read More »

20 dead as bombs target Sunday Mass in Philippine cathedral

JOLO (PHILIPPINES): Two bombs minutes apart tore through a Roman Catholic cathedral on a southern Philippine island where Muslim militants are active, killing at least 20 people and wounding 111 others during a Sunday Mass, officials said. Please like & share: Read More »